ESU

East Stroudsburg University

200 Prospect St, East Stroudsburg, United States
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Overview of East Stroudsburg University (ESU)

About this school

East Stroudsburg, founded as a Normal School in 1893, is a public university. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Professional Studies, and Health Sciences and Physical Education, and the Faculties of Science and Social Sciences. Its 184-acre campus is located in the foothills of the Pocono Mountains.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:6,051
    • Men:2,644 (43.7%)
    • Women:3,407 (56.3%)

Location

Admission Information (ESU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
3
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
1
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
200 Prospect Street
City, State, Zip
East Stroudsburg, PA  18301-2999
Phone
(570) 422-3542
Fax
(570) 422-3933
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
May 1
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
May 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
79% of 9,997 applicants were admitted
Women
82% of 6,115 applicants were admitted
Men
73% of 3,882 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,282 (16%) of 7,849 admitted students enrolled
Women
733 (15%) of 5,031 admitted students enrolled
Men
549 (19%) of 2,818 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.18
375 And Above
15%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
22%
2.50 - 2.99
23%
2.00 - 2.49
8%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
475 average |450-540 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
9%
• Score 500 - 600
47%
• Score 400 - 500
36%
• Score 300 - 400
7%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
471 average |460-550 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
11%
• Score 500 - 600
46%
• Score 400 - 500
39%
• Score 300 - 400
3%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |17-22 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
1%
• Score 24 - 29
16%
• Score 18 - 23
54%
• Score 12 - 17
28%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (ESU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $10,298|Out-of-state: $21,536
  • Room & Board: - $8,672 (70.69949453774662%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,324 (10.79406489483124%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,270 (18.506440567422143%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 17
Award Notification Date
On or about March 17
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003320
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,242 (94.4%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,022 (82.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
990 (96.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
470 (47.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
54%
Average Award
$8,679
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 943 (95.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,927
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 818 (82.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,164
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 934 (94.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,838 (64.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,215 (83.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,110 (96.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,525 (49.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$8,857
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,955 (95.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,374
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,579 (82.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,331
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 2,899 (93.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
75%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$24,182
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (ESU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


221

Part-Time Faculty


132

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


47%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 17% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 20% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 28% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 14% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 12% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 6% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 3% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 58% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 38% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
741,540

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
500
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


70.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


27.4%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


41.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


49.0%

Programs & Majors (ESU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (49)


  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communications Technology/Technician
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Biology
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Services Administration
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Mathematics, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Parks and recreation

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Public Health

Master's Programs of Study (27)


  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Communication Disorders
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Health Education
  • History
  • Physical Education
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health--General
  • Reading Education
  • Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management

Campus Life (ESU)

Location & Geography

Population


9,867

Nearest Metropolitan Area


258 acres

Environment


Rural community

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
18.8 average low in January, 80 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
70 mile(s) from campus in Newark, N.J.
Nearest Bus Station
East Stroudsburg
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


43% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


57%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, softball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, student senate, stage ii, council for exceptional children, environmental club, national speech/hearing/language association

Sororities


4% of women participate

Fraternities


5% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


5,552

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
6,051
Women
3,407
Men
2,644

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.9% Asian
  • 17.7% Black/African-American
  • 12.7% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 61.6% White
  • 2.0% Unknown

International Students


0.4% from 20 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


691

Student Resources (ESU)

Study resources